Monthly Archives: October 2011

Amanda Palmer and My Nose

Last night I went to see Amanda Palmer, aware that I might feel emotional, since Max loved Amanda and introduced me to The Dresden Dolls in the fist place. I couldn’t get as close to the stage as I’d hoped, … Continue reading

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Stuff to Want, For a Change

If you follow this link, you can see the full line of Versace for H&M, due in stores on November 17. Bright, flashy exotic prints and old-school Versace overkill in the accessories make this collection a nostalgic trip down Eurotrash … Continue reading

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Skirt of Death

This skirt by Kevork Kilesjian would look great with a massive viking helmet, don’t you think? At $1,495, the price is just right, and the designer’s name suggests he may be amenable to killing you with a plastic bag.   Maybe … Continue reading

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Before and After*

Even though he’s the Hipster du Jour, I can’t stand looking at Zombie Boy. Now that I see what he’d look like without his tattoos, I find him even more tragic. He’s actually a cute guy! And he fucked himself … Continue reading

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Goodbye to Dad Two walkers, December 2009 High School graduation, June 2011 Max and Pico Playing guitars and finally this photo by Antanas Sutkus. I can’t describe how much I love it. It is so exquisitely tender! It sums up … Continue reading

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My dad died last night, at home in bed. He would have been 90 in November and we thought he would live forever. His health has been failing for the last year and a half but suddenly in the last … Continue reading

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Too Fat or Not Too Fat

If you haven’t seen The Big C, it’s a Showtime series about a spunky woman who has cancer.   A subplot features Gabourey Sidibe as a teenager whose boyfriend is a Russian immigrant, played by Boyd Holbrook, a popular male model … Continue reading

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Disappointment from net-a-porter


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When I was little, I loved mermaids. I loved the illustrations in my book of Hans Christian Anderson fairy tales. I drew pictures of mermaids over and over, draping them in strings of pearls. Now that I’m addicted to tumblr, … Continue reading

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A Big Rock and a Bunch of Idiots

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art has acquired, in its wisdom, a 340 ton granite boulder that will form the centerpiece of Michael Heizer‘s massive outdoor sculpture, “Levitated Mass.” LACMA director Michael Govan points out that the huge rock … Continue reading

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